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Windows 7: Can't make image smaller again - help?

15 Nov 2010   #1

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Can't make image smaller again - help?

On the website spaceweather.com SpaceWeather.com -- News and information about meteor showers, solar flares, auroras, and near-Earth asteroids

I clicked on the image of the sun on the left side to make it larger. The image became larger with a magnifying glass cursor with a "+" in it. Using that I made it even larger, but the cursor did not change to the "-" sign, so now I can't make it smaller again.

So now every time I enlarge the original image from the website it opens in it's extremely large size.

Being an amateur astronomer / solar observer, I check this website every day so this is annoying I can't shrink the image back down.

Any advice is appreciated! Thanks.

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15 Nov 2010   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

I think if the website is not working
Try to reboot, does not work then
Delete the cookie
Cookies - Delete

If it still does not work, try and download ccleaner
It will delete all cookies.
You will have to reset your sites that you have automatic login etc.
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15 Nov 2010   #3

Windows Home Premium 64
 
 

The website seems to be working fine when enlarging and sizing down the image, as I've tried it with two other computers, not running Windows 7. I'll try the other suggestions. Thanks.
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15 Nov 2010   #4

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Then use ccleaner, may be your cache. Its your computer that is the problem.
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15 Nov 2010   #5

Windows Home Premium 64
 
 

I downloaded and ran ccleaner. Didn't help. When I click on the image on the website it still opens in the extremely large view with no way to size it down.
Any OTHER suggestions? Thanks in advance, keep the advice coming.

Ken
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16 Nov 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Why not use Ctrl + - Ctrl minus key on num pad ?
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16 Nov 2010   #7

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit
 
 

In the Internet Options>Advanced, make sure the accessibility section is unchecked and that the Multimedia section has "enable image resizing" checked.
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19 Nov 2010   #8

Windows Home Premium 64
 
 

I have tried all the suggestions so far, with no luck. On other computers enlarging the image on the website allows it to open in a larger size correctly and allows it to be resized down.

This worked correctly when I first tried it with this Windows 7 computer, but I must have clicked on something else acccidentally or hit some key, because there is nothing I can do to make the enlarging/resizing of the image work correctly.

Thanks for the advice... keep the suggestions coming.
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20 Nov 2010   #9

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit
 
 

Tools>Internet Options>Advanced>Reset
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20 Nov 2010   #10

Windows Home Premium 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roncerr View Post
Tools>Internet Options>Advanced>Reset

Here's something I've discovered. This problem exists when I'm using version 10.00.0079.2600 of IE. This version is part of my Qwest DSL by MSN. I don't have the Tools>Internet Options>Advanced>Reset option.

If I open the separate standalone version 8.0 IE. The image sizing up and down of the website image works properly.

So somewhere along the line I've clicked something or hit a key when using my DSL/MSN version of IE that has messed things up.
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